Green

Green is the color of emeralds, jade, and growing grass. In the continuum of colors of visible light it is located between yellow and blue. Green is the color most commonly associated with nature and the environmental movement, Islam, spring, hope and envy.

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Green - Idioms and Expressions
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Famous quotes containing the word green:

    And I have asked to be
    Where no storms come,
    Where the green swell is in the havens dumb,
    And out of the swing of the sea.
    Gerard Manley Hopkins (1844–1889)

    There was an old man lived out in the wood,
    His trade was a-cutting of Broom, green Broom;
    He had but one son without thrift, without good,
    Who lay in his bed till ‘twas noon, bright noon.
    Unknown. Broom, Green Broom (l. 1–4)

    the green hells of the sea
    Where fallen skies and evil hues and eyeless creatures be;
    On them the sea-valves cluster and the grey sea-forests curl,
    Splashed with a splended sickness, the sickness of the pearl;
    Gilbert Keith Chesterton (1874–1936)